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Selected Talks

Invited Talks & Public Engagement

"Diaspora and Translation" 

Panelist. The Black Atlantic at 30. University College London. May 5 2023.

"Decolonised Learning: Crowdsourcing a Diverse Curriculum for our Educational Futures"

King's College London. October 27 2022.

"The Poetic Figuration of Researching Diasporic Intimacies"

Keynote Speaker. ECREA Pre-Conference. October 12 2022.

"Domesticating the Digital"

Panelist. London Design Festival. September 21 2022.

"Black Girlhood and Coming-of-Age Stories in British Screen Media"

Diaspora Screen Media Research Network. March 18 2022.

"Pop-Culture as a Colonial Landscape"

Panelist. Edinburgh Napier University. August 4 2021

"Intersectionality in the Classroom" A Diversity and Inclusion Seminar Series

The University of Sheffield. June 15 2021

"Amplifying Black Voices in Creative Media Marketing"

London College of Communication. April 22 2021

"Black Feminist Pedagogies"

Panelist. British Art History in Practice, Paul Mellon Doctoral Research Network. April 20 2021

"Black British Digital Humanities"

Panelist. King's College London. October 27 2020 (view)

"The Digital Lives and Research of Black Women in Britain"

with Dr Francesca Sobande and Rianna Walcott. Hosted by Black Women Radicals. October 6 2022. [View Recording] [Reading List].

"Work it 'Cos You're Bootylicious: Hip-Hop Feminism and the Music Videos of Missy Elliott and Destiny's Child"

Session Recollect at New Art Exchange. March 13 2020.

​"Ari Lennox, NAO, and the Use of the Erotic as a Tool for Self-Preservation"

Boredom Bitesize. June 6 2020

"Ephemerality & Blackness"

Digital While Black Unconference. Birmingham Open Media. February 25 2019.

Conference & Symposia

""The Reason We Fight Is Because There Is Something Beautiful to Protect": Black Women's Practice of Radical Indulgence & Collective Care in the UK Film Industry."

National Women's Studies Association (Forthcoming). University of Maryland, USA.

"The Transitory Space of Black Queer Gaming: Playing with Death in Spiritfarer (2020)"

Media Futures 20. (2023). London School of Economics and Political Science.

"The Queer Transitory Space of Death: (Re)animation and Virtual World-building in Spiritfarer (2020)"

British Association of American Studies. (2023). University of Keele.

"Is It Play or Is It Protest? The Nexus Between Digital Pleasure and Digital Activism"

Institute of Caribbean Studies. (2021). University of West Indies & University of Leicester

"Blessing Your Feed with #BlackGirlMagic: Light as a Diasporic Resource in Black Women's Instagram Selfies"

National Women's Studies Association. (2020). Minneapolis, USA

"Black Girl Link Up: Building Digital Diaspora Communities with Black Feminist Praxis"

Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association. (2020). Brighton, UK

"Spatialised Digital Blackness: Place, Digital Storytelling, and Diasporic Identity"

American Studies Association. (2019). Honolulu, HI, USA

"Where the Diaspora Meets: Digital Encounters, Shared Autobiographies and cecile emeke's YouTube Series strolling"

Afroeuropeans Network. (2019). Lisbon, Portugal

"Keyword: Blackness."

Panelist on ‘Definitions Towards Solidarity: BAME Americanists in the UK and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (Targeted Research Panel)’. British Association of American Studies. (2019). University of Sussex, UK

Invited Talks & Public Engagement
Conference & Symposia
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